Can the existence of God ever be proven by reason?
Make sure you include Pascal's argument, and state if you agree or disagree with Pascal and why.
No, the existence of God cannot ever be proven by reason as long as there are no facts. Like in the
I think that Lockes equality is very different than Hobbes equality.
Lockes equality is that we all are equal because we all have the liberty and freedom to do whatever we
want. He says that we share things with one another, and that we treat others as we
An object has a truth value for me when I experience it as a truth and it works for me, unless I have some
reason to doubt it or think that something else could also be true instead or even just be more of a truth. I
think that this is the same for Willia
I personally believe that education has just strictly instrumental value, which would make the intrinsic
part of the question which is more important null and void.
For something to have instrumental value, it is something valued as a means to an end. Thi
If Nietzche is correct and there is no God and selfishness and apathy for others is the proper characteristic
for humans, I dont feel like I would be limited in doing barely anything. I feel like if a lot of people took
that stance that things would be ve
I think that John Stuart Mill would argue that marijuana should be legalized. He thinks that the
government shouldnt be involved in a persons business unless they are jeopardizing the safety of
another citizen. He says, the only purpose for which power ca
What does it mean to have structures of consciousness as experienced from the first-person point of
view, and how does this help with the understanding of Nagel's phenomenological approach of what it is
like to be a bat?
*Note: Make sure to cite the readi
I do not see what you see. You have a completely different perspective than me, and I cannot know how
the world looks from your perspective, only from mine. Even if you were to give me a description, I
would still not be able to see from your perspective.
There are several different theories of why humans come together in a civil society.
John Locke argues that humans come together to guarantee their natural rights (1). They do this in
order to work together for the greater good for the society. They elect
Karl Marx starts off talking about the difference between classes and starts his piece with the famous
quote The history of all hitherto existing societies is the history of class struggles (319). He talks about
how every society has an oppressor and an o
Mary Wollstonecraft published her piece A Vindication of the Rights of Women in 1792 arguing that
men and women are essentially the same (257). She writes that the only reason that women are so
different in this time is because of being taught from a youn
If I knew nothing about my talents, gender, race, economic standing, or education, I would want to live in
a society that follows the original position to make decisions. This is where people negotiate the basic
rules of society without consideration of t
Kant distinguishes the difference between pure reason and empirical knowledge by talking about our
experiences and how it relates. Pure reasons are universal truths or facts, and empirical knowledge is
knowledge gained from experience or impressions that
Submitted by Shin, Sungil (SSHINA) on 10/9/2012 8:01:44 PM
Points Awarded 100.00
Which school of philosophy would say: Nothing satisfies him to whom what is enough is little.
A) Neo Platonism
birth and death dates 384 BC March 7, 322 BC
why he left Athens toward the end of his life
After Alexanders death in 323, leaves Athens lest it sin twice against philosophy.
the Raphael painting of Plato and Aristotle, and what it sig